Business Recovery Series: Credit Worthiness in the Era of COVID

Business Recovery Series: Credit Worthiness in the Era of COVID

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:00am to 10:00am

Join us for the second installment of this series as we go over business recovery topics.

As the global economic damage from COVID continues to affect each of us, financial issues are consequently shared by all of us. Our businesses have suffered as well as – and this means our business and personal credit can be adversely affected.

During this hour we will share the latest updates from SBA to help your business recover and things to think about credit and credit worthiness in these uncertain times.


SBA Resources to Help Your Business Rebound

The first half hour David Castaneda from Sacramento SBA District Office will provide a brief update of the latest business assistance/funding information including the following and a time for Q&A:

  • The Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program offered directly from the SBA
  • The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), offered through local lending institutions (until 8 Aug 2020)
  • Assistance available at no cost from our local resource partners, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, Women’s Business Center (WBC), and SCORE
  • SBA programs to access capital
  • Information on federal government contracting programs


Credit Worthiness in the Era of COVID

For the final half hour join Joe Rodola, long time SBDC advisor and the owner of Joe Rodola’s Debt Consulting for a discussion about credit worthiness in these uncertain times. How does credit work? And what does that mean during the age of COVID?

Discussion topics include:

  • Managing your credit
  • How does credit work
  • Credit during COVID

Q&A will follow.

Joe Rodola comes to the SBDC with over 45 years experience in the Credit field. 25 years in lending, 13 years as Director of CCCS Redding, a debt consulting agency, 20 years teaching various financial classes, 10 year owner of his own service business (Joe Rodola's Debt Consulting) and 8 years helping small business startups and helping them gain access to capital for both SCED and the SBDC.

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As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re here to help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business
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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.